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Bigfoot Hostel

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Reviewed March 13, 2014

We meant to stay only 2 nights but the staff and other people we met in the hostel were very fun, considerate, and trusting! The hostel was pretty easy to find, kind of far from the bus station in Leon. We had an amazing time hiking and then volcano boarding; what an awesome experience! The bunk room with air conditioning...

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed March 7, 2014

I expected a lot of party and no sleep at night. but the bar close early and the room where quiet. the floor and everything get cleaned like 20 times a day. as soon as the floor is clean they start all over again. the drinks are a little bit more expensive then on the hostel on the other street....

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed March 4, 2014

We stayed here last week for two nights and did the volcano boarding which was absolutely amazing!! The view from the top is unreal and even though I was super nervous to board down it was so much fun. Missy our tour guide was so good and created a great vibe! The hostel was awesome, great atmosphere, great food and...

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed March 2, 2014

Big Foot Hostel is an amazing hostel. Nice people, really informative and offers a great activities. Me and my friends only stayed one night and went volcano boarding last saturday. I can honestly say it was the best thing I've experienced in Nicaragua so far, and I'm here for already a month now! Our guide/instructor Nick a.k.a. "The English Guy"...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed February 28, 2014

We recently went on a 5 day trip to Nicaragua in which we saw all of the major cities and attractions. Volcano boarding was by far the highlight of our entire trip. Bigfoot Hostel was simply amazing! Great pricing, conveniently located, and very informative. Carlos was an awesome tour guide, the best we had the entire trip! He made the...

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Bend, Oregon
Reviewed February 23, 2014

This hostel is perfect for anyone on the backpacking track because you can reach other country/parts of Nicaragua though their shuttles for cheap. The staff is super friendly and they took the time to show whenever stayed all the best things to do in Leon. Salsa bars to volcano surfing they made sure that there was something everyone who stayed...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 23, 2014

I found this hostel to have all the amenities and more a traveller needs. The entire hostel was keep extremely clean at all times. The beds are clean and comfy with a handy large locker space underneath for everyone staying in the room. There are plenty of comfy seating areas and cable tv if a relaxing day is what you...

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Ocean City, New Jersey
Reviewed February 22, 2014

BigFoot hostel is my favorite place I have ever stayed in. Even better than 5 star hotels I stayed at. I think the friendliness and personable personalities of the staff really make this place welcoming. They make sure you have what you need and are taken care of. The opportunities of adventure they offer for little price is beyond amazing....

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed February 20, 2014

First hostel at our trip and one of the best! If you want to meet people and make party in Leon you have to stay there! Cool people, nice food, clean rooms and the volcano boarding was awesome! Greetings from Germany an we will be back! ;-)

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Managua, Nicaragua
Reviewed February 20, 2014

If you´re looking for a cool place with a party vibe in Leon, look no further than Bigfoot Hostel. In addition to volcano boarding and volcano hiking tours, Bigfoot offers a shuttle to its sister hostel: a beautiful beach house with a swimming pool on the Pacific coast. We spent a day at the beach and had a fantastic time....

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
More than a hostel,a complete backpacking experience. Local and traveling volunteers. Staff are thoroughly trained and dedicated to making this your home away from home while visiting beautiful colonial leon! Guest kitchen is fully equipped. Billiard table,, variety of games and multiple routers for wi-fi access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bigfoot Hostel

Address: Del Banco Procredit 1/2 Cuadra Sur, Leon 21000, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Price Range: $6 - $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Further from the bar will be quieter”
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“The dorm with air conditioning was amazing in Leon's heat”
adrianad18, Jul 6, 2016 | Read review
“get a room with AC!”
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